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Namibia


Lodges in Southern Namibia

Includes: Sossusvlei, Fish River and the Namib Desert

The Cardboard Box Travel Shop is a booking agent for nearly all of Namibia's accommodation establishments. Here is some of our portfolio in the southern section of the country - this list is by no means complete and if you would like to book somewhere that does not appear please email us.

If you can not decide which accommodation establishments suit you, we are more than happy to make recommendations. The majority of our clients use our full range of car rentals in Namibia, itinerary planning and accommodation bookings when planning their self-drive holiday in Namibia. The easiest way to do this is to send us an email with a brief outline of what you would like to see, date of travel, accommodation requirements and any other information and one of our consultants will get back to you about arranging an itinerary

To view descriptions, photos, rates and more details of a particular establishment click on it's name.

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Bahnhof Hotel

A hotel in the small village of Aus

Eagles Nest Lodge

Self-catering rock bungalows on the Klein Aus Vista property, guests are welcome to use the restaurant facilities at Desert Horse Inn. A beautiful place to spend a few nights taking in the wonders of southern Namibia

Desert Horse Inn

Named after the desert horses which are one of the main reasons for visiting the area this is the more main stream lodge on the Klein Aus Vista property

Bullsport Guest Farm

The settlement of Bullsport is marked on nearly every map, however it consists of little more than the guest farm. Great for hiking.

Capricorn Rest Camp

A small, friendly, owner operated rest camp, with individual bungalows & campsites. Great for those wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life

Naukluft Camp Site - Kudus Rus

A basic campsite in the Naukluft Mountains

Tsauchab River Camp

A small private lodge on the banks of the Tsauchab River - an excellent place for walking and enjoying the surrounding scenery

Zebra River Lodge

Another excellent place for hiking, in the Tsaris Mountains. As there are many lodges located closer to Sossusvlei than Zebra River Lodge it is often overlooked, but if you want a genuinely warm welcome at a special lodge then the problems of location can easily be overlooked.

Camp Provenance

Cabana's and permanently erected tents on the banks of the Orange River. This camp also serves as the starting base for several river rafting & canoeing adventures

Goibib Mountain Lodge

The owners and management of this new lodge are making a huge effort to make it the best place to stay in the area. New features and activities are frequently added

Norotshama Lodge

Nestled in the great valley of the Karas region and situated on the banks of the Orange River, about 50km from the South African / Namibia border post

Orange River Lodge

The Orange River Lodge is situated near Noordoewer on the border between South Africa and Namibia

Sandfontein Lodge

A small lodge set on the third biggest game reserve in Namibia. Expect tranquility and a very personalised service in a remote environment

The White House

Not quite Washington DC! This remote accommodation is basic but extremely popular with those looking for good honest accommodation.

Ai-Ais Resort

Accommodation and hot-springs at the southern end of the Fish River Canyon

Canyon Lodge

Probably the most popular lodge in the area. Friendly staff, interesting rooms and an emphasis on growing all local produce make for a wonderful stay

Canyon Roadhouse

The smaller sibling to the Canon Lodge & Village, this fun establishment boasts loads of character

Canyon Village

Supposedly laid out like an African village - this tends to be second choice to the Lodge but still offers good value

Fish River Lodge

On the edge of the canyon with stunning views

Hobas

Campsite close to the main viewpoint over the Fish River Canyon

Dabis Guest Farm

A working farm in southern Namibia. Offers an insight into sheep farming is this arid region

Duwisib Castle Camping

The completely off his rocker 'Baron' von Wolf built this castle in the middle of nowhere. Rumours abound about this gun toting, cross dressing loon - the campsite is not as interesting!

Helmeringhausen Hotel

The settlement of Helmeringhausen consists of little more than a hotel, a petrol station and an agricultural museum. Luckily the hotel is a good one, with friendly owners.

Namtib Guest Farm

Situated in the Tiras mountains, an owner run guest farm that offers a warm welcome and even better scenery

Sinclair Guest Farm

A small reasonably priced guest farm - geologists are sure to enjoy the abandoned copper mine

Africa Safari Lodge

only 25 kilometers west of Mariental this lodge promises an interesting safari experience. With over 19 game species including white rhino on the property, those seeking wildlife in this arid area are unlikely to be disappointed

Anandi Mariental Guesthouse

10 bedroom guest house near the main B1 road in Mariental

Auob Lodge

Large; budget friendly lodge.

Bagatelle Kalahari Lodge

Excellent lodge in the Kalahari Desert, offers accommodation in units made of straw bales or wood. Bagatelle proves to be consistently popular with guests

Bitterwasser Lodge & Flying Center

Interested in gliding? Then this is the lodge for you

Camelthorn Kalahari Lodge

On the private Intu Afrika Kalahari Game Reserve.

Hardap Dam Resort

Really only suitable for fisherman - until renovations happen it is probably best not to subject yourself to this.

Kalahari Anib Lodge

Tends to cater for larger groups, but the low rates make it attractive for those looking to save some money.

Indigo Self Catering

Small self catering establishment in the Kalahari town of Stampriet

Kalahari Farmhouse

New addition to the area - small well run lodge in an attractive area

Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge

A 12 room lodge situated in a nature reserve and set amongst the red dunes of the Kalahari Desert

Suricate Kalahari Tented Camp

The meerkat or suricate is a small mammal which inhabits the Kalahari - we do not know why this lodge is named after them. Perhaps if you stay here and find out you can tell us and then we can make this slightly more descriptive.

Teufelskrallen Tented Lodge

A tented lodge, built on the small red dunes of the Kalahari Desert.

Zebra Kalahari Lodge

The third lodge on the Intu Afrika Kalahari Game Reserve (along with Suricate & Camethorn Lodges). The Kalahari is absolutely magnificent and really should be a part of any visit to Namibia.

Alte Kalkofen Lodge

80km west of Keetmanshoop, named after the large lime ovens found on the farms and boasts the largest collection of lithops in namibia

Birds Mansion

A popular establishment in the southern Namibian town of Keetmanshoop

Canyon Hotel

A large air-conditioned hotel in Keetmanshoop. A useful stop en-route to the Fish River Canyon and South Africa

Keetmanshoop Central Lodge

Good facilities make this an excellent overnight choice

Mesosaurus Fossil Site & Quiver Tree Dolerite Park

The undisputed winner of the longest lodge name in Namibia, MFSQTDP offers accommodation at reasonable prices

Quiver Tree Forest Rest Camp

Close to the Quiver Tree Forest this is a popular choice.

Boulders Camp Wolwedans

This small luxury camp is the latest addition to the Wolwedans Lodge collection. It is situated around 45km south of the other lodges and therefore offers an insight into a different aspect of the NamibRand Nature Reserve

Wolwedans Dunes Camp

Dunes Camp is the simplest of the establishments on the Namib Rand reserve. Accommodation comes in the form of dome tents each with own bathroom.

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

Wooden units built on platforms overlooking the NamibRand Reserve. As with all the Wolwedans properties expect some of the best views in Namibia, great food and excellent service

Wolwedans Mountain View Suite

An upmarket extension to the Dunes Lodge

Wolwedans Private Camp

Ever fancied your own house surrounded by nothing but the Namib Desert? This luxurious property gives you just that, and way more

Ababis Guest Farm

One of the regions oldest farms, suitable for dune and Naukluft Mountain visits

Barchan Dune Retreat

A small lodge situated close to the spectacular Spreetzhoogte pass and around 10km from Solitaire

Kuangukuangu Luxury Cabin

A private and secluded hide-a-way in the Namib Desert. Ideal for those wanting a break from civilization

Rostock Ritz

Excellent food, too far to be the ideal base to visit Sossusvlei, good stop en-route to Swakopmund after night nearer the dunes

Solitaire Country Lodge

Budget option in Namibia's most famous one-horse town

Solitaire Guest Farm

Friendly owners and a stunning setting about 60km from Sesriem

Tsondab Valley Scenic Reserve

Explore the spectacular desert around this property or use it as a base to visit Sossusvlei.

Agama River Camp

Lovely rooms with rooftop terraces or a choice of campsites around 45km north of Sesriem

Betesda Rest Camp

Budget choice, catering for both large bus groups and individual travellers

Desert Camp

Competitively priced self catering lodge - very close to the entrance to the Namib Naukluft Park

Desert Homestead

Mid-range accommodation offering some of the best value for money in the area. Horse riding an added activity

Dune Star Camp | Hiking

These rustic wooden cabins can only be reached as part of a guided walking trail originating at Namib Desert Lodge. perfect for those wanting to explore the desert of foot

Hoodia Desert Lodge

Mid range lodge located only 22km from the Sesriem gate to the Namib-Naukluft Park

Kulala Desert Lodge

Up-market lodge with private entrance to the dunes at Sossusvlei

Le Mirage Desert Lodge & Spa

Moroccan inspired architecture seems strangely out of place in Namibia. The location, spa and general amenities are good.

Little Kulala

Luxury lodge with guided tour to the dunes using the lodges own private entrance, excellent choice for those looking for a little extra luxury

Little Sossus Lodge

Reasonable value for money - on the main route to Sossusvlei

Moon Mountain Lodge

A new hotel with raised rooms built on wooden platforms 40km from Sesriem

Namib Desert Lodge

Budget choice, fairly far from the dunes and next to the fossil dune cliffs

Namib Naukluft Lodge

Good solid choice, on a beautiful property some distance from the park entrance

Sesriem Campsite

This campsite offer the closest place to stay to the dunes - camping only

Soft Adventure Camp

A combination of permanent structures and canvas make this an interesting choice for the budget conscious traveller

Sossus Dune Lodge

Brand new luxury camp inside the Namib Park borders

Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

Most luxurious lodge in the area, air-conditioned rooms and private butler

Sossusvlei Lodge

Large establishment right next to the Sesriem Campsite, best for keeping driving to a minimum

Weltevrede Rest Camp

A friendly owner run lodge offering excellent value for money. Rooms have private verandah's offering views of sunsets over the Namib Desert dunes & spot-lit waterhole.